GLOBAL BIODEFENSE – Amid continued difficulties around assessing “dual-use” research and bioweapons threats, especially given limited empirical data, some researchers took another route to gauge their danger: the collective judgment of multiple experts. Crystal Boddie, Matthew Watson and Gigi Kwik Gronvall from the UPMC Center for Health Security, with Gary Ackerman from the University of Maryland, College Park, led the assessment published today in Science. Continue Reading